Leading Cause Of Death Among U.s. Hiv Patients

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...younger than 15 years -- were living with HIV/AIDS. Through 2000, cumulative HIV/AIDS-associated deaths worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5 million adults and 4.3 million children younger than 15 years. In the United States, an estimated 800,000 to 900,000 people are living with HIV infection. As of December 31, 1999, 733,374 cases of AIDS and 430,441 AIDS-related deaths had been reported to the CDC. AIDS is the fifth...
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Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Senator Obama released the following statement on the Center for Disease Control's report about new cases of HIV/AIDS in the United States. "We have now learned that 56,300 new HIV infections occurred in the United States in 2006, not 40,000 that... Read more »

alzindani cure

why dont send some one to yemen to verify the calims of alzindani? i know some of his team like dr hosni who is a very good doctor and will not talk without any proof...why u killng the hopes without even knowing what is happning over there???i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...04:39 PM Age: 2 yrsCategory: Terrorism Focus, Middle East By: Andrew McGregorSheikh al-ZindaniDespite being designated by the United States and the United Nations as a "global terrorist," Yemen's Sheikh Abdul Majid al-Zindani continues to be... Read more »


What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some pregnant women or mothers of HIV-positive children to reject treatment universally recommended by their doctors. In the United States and other countries where treatment is available, the denialists have found few who are willing to... Read more »


Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not to bless is not up to us, but pointing out Dubya's blunders certainly is! Dr. Bob HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States? Feb 27, 2008 Hi Dr. Take a look to this statement... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15, 2009

...community and what we can do to prevent future infections among the largest and fastest growing ethnic minority group in the United States. Since the HIV/AIDS epidemic began, more than 82,000 Latinos in the United States have died. 1 While... Read more »
Clinton Foundation, Pfizer Inc and Mylan Inc

President Clinton, Pfizer and Mylan Announce New Agreements to Lower Prices of Medicines for Patients With Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

...agreements reflect CHAI's commitment to ensuring the availability of high-quality drugs. Pfizer's rifabutin is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA). Pfizer also is preparing to file with the WHO Prequalification... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...care provider can discuss the ways that would work best for you. For More Information American Lung Association: (800) LUNG-USA or at www.lungusa.org The American Cancer Society's Great American Smoke Out: follow link at www.cancer.org/ ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...previously reported that more people are becoming infected each year than previously estimated, with 56,300 new HIV infections in the United States in 2006. Previous estimates put the number of new infections at about 40,000 a year. Of all the... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...centers around the blood supply, as several European countries had already banned importing blood or blood products from the United States. Study in Zaire Hearing about Congolese patients coming to Belgium for treatment, CDC epidemiologist... Read more »

AIDS Treatment News on Denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...News AIDS Treatment Improves Survival: Answering the "AIDS Denialists" by Bruce Mirken A sharp decline in AIDSdeaths in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia began in 1996, coinciding with the widespread adoption of what has become... Read more »

The Cost of Living

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...Wed Nov 1, 6:13 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Future treatment for the 40,000 people infected with HIV in the United States every year will cost $12.1 billion annually, a new study showed on Wednesday. U.S.patients infected with HIV can expect... Read more »